Historical Events In 1939
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Sep 04 On this day in history the Polish ghetto of Mir is exterminated
Sep 05 On this day in history 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)
Sep 05 Cornelis J "Cor" van Ast, Dutch actor/director (Two Boys), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Sep 05 The US proclaims its neutrality in WWII a position that would last until 12/7/1941 in the year 1939.
Sep 06 1st German air attack on Great-Britain in WW II in the year 1939.
Sep 06 In the year 1939 arthur Rackham, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales), dies at 71
Sep 06 In the year 1939 south Africa declares war on Germany during WWII.
Sep 07 Radio NY Worldwide-WRUL begins radio transmission in the year 1939.
Sep 08 In the year 1939 fDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe
Sep 09 Nazi army reaches Warsaw in the year 1939.
Sep 09 On this day in history s M Tretjakow, writer, dies at 47 [or Aug 9]
Sep 10 On this day in history canada declares war on Germany
Sep 10 On this day in history canada declares war on Germany during WWII.
Sep 10 On this day in history hMS OXLEY, sunk by "friendly fire " off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'.
Sep 11 In the year 1939 battle of Kutno-pocket: Germans advance to Warsaw
Sep 13 In the year 1939 first (tethered) flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, one of the first viable American helicopters
Sep 14 British fleet attacks German U-39 boat in the year 1939.
Sep 15 In the year 1939 australian government announces the mobilisation of the militia and the establishment of the Second AIF for service abroad
Sep 16 53rd US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (60 810 64) in the year 1939.
Sep 16 Yanks clinch pennant #11 in the year 1939.
Sep 17 In the year 1939 german U-29 sinks British aircraft carrier Courageous, 519 die
Sep 17 HMS COURAGEOUS sunk south west of Ireland by 2 torpedoes from German U.29. 514 men lost from crew of 1,260 in the year 1939.
Sep 17 In the year 1939 invasion of Poland by the Red Army.
Sep 18 In the year 1939 bob Whittaker, (Rep-R-KS, 1979- )
Sep 18 On this day in history polish govt of Moscicki flees to Romania
Sep 19 British Expeditionary Force reaches France in the year 1939.
Sep 20 British fleet takes German U-27 boat in the year 1939.
Sep 21 Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered on this day in history.
Sep 21 Heydrich orders ghettos established in occupied Poland, under "Judenrats" on this day in history.
Sep 21 Reinhard Heydrich meets in Berlin to discuss final solution of Jews on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history cookie Lavagetto goes 6 for 6-Dodgers get 27 hits & beat Phillies 22-4
Sep 23 In the year 1939 sigmund Freud, created psychoanalysis, dies at 83
Sep 24 On this day in history carl Laenmie, film producer, dies
Sep 25 In the year 1939 german Luftwaffe strikes Warsaw with (fire)bombs